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Mathematics

Calculus 1

Calculus 1 studies rate of change in functions while learning methods, techniques and applications as a whole. Isaac Newton used calculus to develop his laws of motion and theories on gravity. Discover how Tangent Lines and Limits represent the slopes of curves at specific points and used to find Maximum and Minimum Values of a Function. Building upon the basic mathematical knowledge that covers different types of functions, such as exponential or quadratic, Calculus 1 elevates your comprehension in Rules of Differentiation. Finding the derivatives of functions, including Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions, will challenge your skill set and elevate you to a more advanced level within the Mathematics department. Calculus 1 is an important branch to mathematics offering a variety of Applications of Differentiation that open the doors to advanced topics in physics, engineering, and other sciences.

Sophia's Common Core-Aligned Pathways and Tutorials

We want to make it simple for you to begin integrating Common Core-Aligned Lessons into your classroom Our Math Pathways feature in-depth, relevant content that aligns to these new standards. As an added benefit, these Pathways use Sophia’s Many Ways To Learn, an innovative approach that features multiple instructors and teaching techniques to connect with all kinds of learning styles.

Mathematics Courses for College Credit

Sophia College Courses are low-cost, self-paced, credit-carrying courses eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

College Algebra

Study fundamental topics in college-level algebra with emphasis on application.

Introduction to Statistics

Grasp core concepts of statistics such as probability distributions, approximations, and hypothesis-testing.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to more than 2,000 colleges and universities.